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WDIK - With apologies for any previous (and certainly unintended) insensitivity, what pronunciation of WDIK do you prefer?

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WDIK - With apologies for any previous (and certainly unintended) insensitivity, what pronunciation of WDIK do you prefer?

Each letter should be said separately and in order, of course.

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WDIK - With apologies for any previous (and certainly unintended) insensitivity, what pronunciation of WDIK do you prefer?

Each letter should be said separately and in order, of course.

And if we say them backwards, do you go back to your normal plane of existence?

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Yes Denise, the guys in the hospital were talking/reciting Robert Burns the Scottish poet.

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And if we say them backwards, do you go back to your normal plane of existence?

You win the award for the most obscure superman villain reference of the day.

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And if we say them backwards, do you go back to your normal plane of existence?

You win the reward for the most obscure superman villain reference of the day.

At least I won something!

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WDIK - With apologies for any previous (and certainly unintended) insensitivity, what pronunciation of WDIK do you prefer?

Each letter should be said separately and in order, of course.

If that's the case, it's not an acronym but an abbreviation.

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Does that mean that CEO, ABA, and NFL are abbreviations?

If you have shortened a word or group of words, it's an abbreviation (inc for incorporated, cpa for certified public accountant).

If you pronounce an abbreviation as a word, it's an acronym (modem for modulate-demodulate).

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acronym

PBGC is an abbreviation.

ERISA is both an abbreviation and an acronym.

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Does that mean that CEO, ABA, and NFL are abbreviations?

If you have shortened a word or group of words, it's an abbreviation (inc for incorporated, cpa for certified public accountant).

If you pronounce an abbreviation as a word, it's an acronym (modem for modulate-demodulate).

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acronym

PBGC is an abbreviation.

ERISA is both an abbreviation and an acronym.

radar (RAdio Detecting And Ranging)

laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation)

scuba (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus)

...are all acronyms (radar being a palindrome, too)

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Then of course, there's fubar & snafu. Acrominious acronyms, I guess . . . or is it acromonious?

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To the expert formerly known as 'Widdik'

your abbreviation is timeless ... hey, maybe you're an achronym!

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